kuli

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See also: Kuli, kúli, and kulī

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli ‎(plural kulis)

  1. Archaic spelling of coolie.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli m

  1. coolie (unskilled Asian worker)

Declension[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kulit, from Proto-Austronesian *qaNiC.

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. skin (outer covering of the body of a person)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kuli (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kuli kulit
genitive kulin kulien
partitive kulia kuleja
illative kuliin kuleihin
singular plural
nominative kuli kulit
accusative nom. kuli kulit
gen. kulin
genitive kulin kulien
partitive kulia kuleja
inessive kulissa kuleissa
elative kulista kuleista
illative kuliin kuleihin
adessive kulilla kuleilla
ablative kulilta kuleilta
allative kulille kuleille
essive kulina kuleina
translative kuliksi kuleiksi
instructive kulein
abessive kulitta kuleitta
comitative kuleineen

Anagrams[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *tuli, from Proto-Oceanic *tuli, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tuli (compare Maori turi, Fijian tuli, Indonesian tuli).

Verb[edit]

kuli

  1. (stative) to be deaf (not hearing)

Noun[edit]

kuli

  1. knee

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli ‎(plural kulik)

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -k, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kuli kulik
accusative kulit kulikat
dative kulinak kuliknak
instrumental kulival kulikkal
causal-final kuliért kulikért
translative kulivá kulikká
terminative kuliig kulikig
essive-formal kuliként kulikként
essive-modal
inessive kuliban kulikban
superessive kulin kulikon
adessive kulinál kuliknál
illative kuliba kulikba
sublative kulira kulikra
allative kulihoz kulikhoz
elative kuliból kulikból
delative kuliról kulikról
ablative kulitól kuliktól
Possessive forms of kuli
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kulim kulijaim
2nd person sing. kulid kulijaid
3rd person sing. kulija kulijai
1st person plural kulink kulijaink
2nd person plural kulitok kulijaitok
3rd person plural kulijuk kulijaik

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi क़ुली ‎(qulī) / Urdu قلی ‎(qulī, hired laborer, slave), from Turkish köle. Other forms occur in Bengali kuli and Tamil kuli, "daily hire." The Mandarin word 苦力 ‎(kǔlì), was originally a transcription of the Hindi, and literally means "bitterly hard (use of) strength".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkuli/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧li

Noun[edit]

kuli m ‎(genitive singular kuliho, nominative plural kuliovia, declension pattern of kuli)

  1. coolie

Declension[edit]

External links[edit]

  • kuli in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk